Coroners service identifies fishermen who died near Tofino

through the stoemThe B.C. Coroners Service has named the three fishermen who died when a commercial fishboat capsized near Tofino on Saturday. The three men, crew members of the commercial fish dragger Caledonian, are skipper Wesley Hegglund, 55, of Duncan; engineer Keith Edward Standing, 48, of Port Alberni; and , 41, also of Port Alberni. The boat was about 55 kilometres west of Estevan Point, north of Tofino, when it capsized and eventually sank, the coroners service said. The three men’s bodies were recovered by the Canadian Coast Guard over the next 18 hours. All were pronounced dead at the scene. Read the rest here 19:22

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